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A SAD FATALITY. MR JAS. COX, OF PYRAMID HILL, KILLED. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
A SAD FATALITY. MR JAS. COX, OF PYRAMID KILL, KILLED., A shocking fatality occurred at Mologa railway station on Friday last by which Mr. James Cox,> of Spring Vale, Terricks. fourth, son of .Mr. James Cox. of 131 Arnold street, Bendigo, and recently of Shamrock Hill .Farm, Kyneton, iost his life. For the past fortnight Mr. Cox, with his brothers, who work the large estate, at Spring Vale, and who have but, lately added 1000 acres to their Pyra mid property. have been carting the season's wheat to the Mologa railway Station, and 0:1 Friday they drove in the last two loads. They were just about to leave the station premises when a neighboring farmer drove in with a load. Always ready to lend a hand to a neighbor, Mr. James. Cox started to help him unload. A pass ing train startled the horses. Mr Cox rushed forward to stop the runaways, and tripped. The waggon, containing 60 bags of wheat, about 5 tons in weight, passed qver him. Eager and willing hands rushed to his assistance, bu...
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
TELEGRAPH MONEY ORDERS Telegraph Money Orders are is suer) and paid at all Money Ordei Offices. Money can be.remitted b) telegraph to any Money Order Office :which is also a telegraph office) ir Victoria upon payment of the charg? for a message of 16 words, or to tin neighbouring colonies upon paymen; of the charge for a telegram of i&lt; words, in addition to the usual &lt;"*'. of commission
WASHED OFF THE ROCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
WASHED OFF THE ROCKS. Harry; Tippett. 17 years old. a Bal larat lad, a strong- swimmer, \yas washed off the rocks at Torquay on Saturday, and drowned. He was ;on a fishing excursion with three youths. .Henry Eggington. about 20 years of age; Ronald Liston. 17 years of age; and Glen Liston. about 12 years old,' from Maryborough. Prior.to the ac-. cident Tippett had caught about I2lb. cf fish, which he had in a bag round his neck. . Ronald Liston and Tippett ' werV alone on the rock when the disaster occurred, which Liston 'thus. des~ cribes: "The. big wave .simply over-* whelmed us," he said - "We had been standing-on, the rock, about 6ft. or 7ft. from the edge. We knew that there was danger, and followed the usual custom-of watching our'lines on the one side and the sea behind us on the other.. On Saturday the sea seemed unusually "steady. W e had been- watch ing our lines, and suddenly; we-both saw^ a wave coming towards us. It seemed to be aoout .8ft". high. We both crouched, and ...
Mails Received at Post-office. Kyneton. From [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
Mails Received at Post-office. Kyneton. From Melbourne, at 9.40 a.m., 3.10 p.m. and 9 p.m.; also at 6.30 a.m. Down T.P.O., 9.40 a.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m. Trentham, at Q.40 a.m. Woodend, at 9 p.m., included in down T.P.O. at 9.40 aad 3 p.m. Bendigo, at 8.30 a.m., 2.10 p.m., and 9 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 2.10 p.m., and 0 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.30 a.m. Edgecombe, Lan^ley. and Sidonia, at 3.30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Springhill and Upper Coliban, at 3.30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sa turday. . , Lauriston, daiiy at 12.30 p.m. and 5-3° P-m. West Kyneton, daily at 5.30 p.m. Barfold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, daily at 7.24 a.m. R. E. TILT, Postmaster.
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
"pnjS^OFFI C E TIME-TABLE. Mails Close at Post-office, Kyneton, For Melbourne, at 7.10 a.m., 1.30 p.m., 8 p.m. Bendigo, 2.35 p.m. and 8 p.m. Up T.P.O., at 1.30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Woodend, at 7-10 a.m. and 1.30 p.m. Carlsruhe R.S., at ?.\o a.m. Tylden, Trentham and Fernhill, at 7-55 a-m Down T.P.O., 9 a.m. am1 2.35 and 8 p.m. Metcalfe, at 8.5s a-m. daily. Glenlyon, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Malmsbury, at 8.55 a.m. daily. Edgecombe, Langley and Sidonia, at ;o a.m., on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Spring- Hill and Upper Coliban, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Piper's Creek and Pastoria East, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. ^ . Lauriston, daily at 10 a in. and 3.15 p.m. West Kyneton, uiily at iy a.m. Bartold, Redesdale, Mia Mia, Green hill, East Metcalfe and Redesdale Junction, Daily at 3.55 p.m.
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
INTERCOLONIAL RATES. To New South Wales, New Zealand, South Australia, Tasmania,* Western Australia, Fiji, British New Guinea, and New Hebrides. -Letters. For every Joz. or under .. .. o i i Post Cards-Stamp or Card .. o i J Letter Cards 01 | Reply Post Cards-each .... 0 2 I Registration Fee o 3 Acknowledgement or delivery of registered article ° -Packets. Commercial Papers and Print ed Pacers, maximum weight 4lb., _ maximum dimensions, 2ft. in length, ift. wide or less, 2oz. or under o &lt; Patterns and Samples, Pack ets or Merchandise, etc., maximum weight lib., di mensions not tc") exceed 2ft. x ift, 2oz. or under .. .. o i -Newspapers. ?t-ach, every IOOZ. or und .. o oi Bulk Parcels or newspapers posted by a registered news paper publisher or newsven dor, 2002. or fraction there of O 2 -Parcels. each Parcel of lib. or under o 8 Each additional lib. or un der up to i ilb. o 6 -Queensland. The same as to other colonies for ail postal matter cxcept Newspapers, |d. for every...
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. Letters. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
POSTAL INFORMATION. RATES OF POSTAGE. VICTORIAN RATES. -Letters. s. d. For every Joz., or fraction thereof . - . . o t Urgent Letter-For each let ter (in additon to ordinary postage) .. .. 0 4 PostCards .. .. . . .. o ' Reply Post Cards . . 0 2; Letter Cards ..; 01 Registration Fee o 3 of registered article o -Packets. Commercial Papers, Printed . Papers, maximum weight 5lb., maximum dimensions 2ft. in length by ift. in width or depth, 2oz. or under .. .. . 0 1 Wholly Printed Matter, ex- ' cept address, which may be in writing on exterior or cover of packet-For every 2oz. or under, up to 5lb. .. o oj Patterns, Samples, Packets Merchandise, maximum lib., not to exceed 2ft. x ift., ' 2oz. or under .. .. .. .. .. o J -Newspapers.- ' For each newspaper iooz. or under .. .. .. .. o oi Within the Commonwealth and Papua, 40Z. or part of 40r .. .. .. o -oi Magazines and Publications not published in the Com- I monwealth.. .. .. .. .. .. o oi Published within the Com monwealth, 8oz. .. .. ?....
TEN ACTIVE VOLCANOES. "NOISE OF 100 THUNDERSTORMS" NATIVES BOILED IN THE SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
TEN ACTIVE VOLCANOES. "NOISE OF IOO THUNDER-' STORMS" NATIVES BOILED IN THE SEA. A graphic story of volcanic erup tion at Ambrym,. in the New Hebri des, is told by Dr Bowie, principal of -the mission station at Dip? ? Point, Ambryn. who has just arrived at Sy'd ney Dr. Bowie has been for 17 years . at the mission hospital, and the hos- . pital- was his pride. On the day be fore the grcfit earthquake occurred he saw a great steam cloud rising ifrom a mountain. However, .he: did not have any misgivings, lie had seen' similar clouds before.': After dark .the steam cloud was a- magnificent column, which illuminated the coun try witlfa deep red glow." One by one .the' other- nvountains' burst .into tflamc:.. .Towards morning it was clear, that Dip Point was'in'danger. --Dr. Bowie decided to remove' the patients at once. A large launch, which ^vas 011 the. beach, was put outt and as the launch" struck Hie water a stream of .molten lava began to fall into the sea. :The::water>was soon;a...
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. ?? - 1 - THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION. VTIie TMfclbo5rtfc correspondent .of. the'MJendigo Advertiser' writes: Be fore the last session of the Federal Parliament closcd the THr-ime. Minister told his part}' that lie was not anxious to take.the risks of another sessioji without an appeal to the electors, but he asked to be allowed to choose the course.of -action -to be taken accord ing -to' liis- own judgment. The. party j meeting atiwhich he said this was ones representing, the 'full strength of the Liberals, and as Mr. Cook-had car ried, them .successfully through a very difficult timevrthey were quite.ready to trust him./ The last party, meeting of I the Federal Liberals lasted over two days, and-was mainly a meeting to get the opinion-of Ministerialists. The Prime Minister , was anxious not to spring a surprise on his' followers. Therefore the meeting, was. thrown open, for-cach one to speak his mind freely without criticism. The. mem bers were unanimous that nothing...
GRANDMOTHER OF REVOLUTION. WOMAN OF 70 FOILED IN ESCAPE FROM SIBERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
GRANDMOTHER OF REVOLU TION, ?-1 . - ' :' WOMAN OF 70 FOILED IN ; ESCAPE FROM SIBERIA. After beinjr in exile since i9llV Mme. Catherine Breshkovskaj'a, who tor 40 years has been a leading spirit: among the Russian revolutionaries,-; has made a daring, but unsuccessful, attempt to escape from Siberia; . . She is familiarly known as the '"Grandmother of Revolution/''^ Her age is 70, and during exile she has been quartered in the convict colony for "politicals" at Kerensk. J11 the province of Irkutsk. Under police escort she visited, on December 1. the hut of a prisoner named Vladimiroff.?.?where there- were present other exiles. They all stayed till evening When it became quite dark, another prisoner. M. Andreycff. dressed in Mme. Breshkovskaya's clothes, emerged from the hut, lean ing heavily on a\friend's arm. and drove back to Mme. Breshkovskaya's abode, declaring in a feeble voice fo the guards that she was feeling unwell and would rest in bed. M. Andreyeff played his part very suc...
TARADALE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
TARADALE. .. ' " . -? > ???? ? Old Man Dies Suddenly;-John ?McKenna. an old age pensioner, who had resided at- Taradale for over half a century,* and .-.Avas 85 years old. died suddenly 011 Saturday morning. There heing -no suspicious circumstances. Coroner Barlow referred .. the matter to one of the local justices of. the peace-, to deal with. t : \A ; Missing Man.-On Wednesday the clothes, all .except an overcoat, of a commercial traveller. Arthur Edr ward M3'lne. were found - in his tfap at the'foot of Elwood Swamp.. Mylne had:left hom'c stating thathe was go-; ing for a swim prior to his business round.. He has not' since-been seen. It is now alleged that the 'missing man has decamped, and. Messrs. Robt. Harper and-: Go.' Proprietary,Limited, of Flinders .lane_; by?:whom he was em ployed;. 011 Saturday issued, a warrant for. his: arrest; on > a charge of;? having .embezzled' from them the-.sums of £22/18/9 on January 12,. and £3,9/3 rind £3/15/8 oirj-anuary 19. An m specto...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
f«» A. m WHOLESOME PRINK BRACING AND REFRESHING Pleases A. Watkinson MOLLISON STREET, KYNETON. Wi Si? J& TANKS made, 100 to 10,000 gallons. ALSTON WINDMILLS fixed and repaired. Large Stock WATER-PIPES and FITTINGS; WATER TROUGHS, steel or gal- iron; GARDEN HOSE and FITTINGS. GRETZEN LIGHTS supplied and fixed. A. H. M'KENNA, (Late T. Condon) Fancy Bread and Biscuit Maker Having Securcd the Business in HIGH STREET, KYNETON, Formerly conducted by T. Condon, I desire to inform the residents of Kyneton and the surrounding district? ihat T mean to earn a Share of Public Patronage,-"and hep to solicit same BEST BREAD DAILY. -Brown Bread and I-lygenic Bread a Speciality. All Kinds of Fancy Cakes and Pastry Supplied. Ball aad Parties Catered for, A. H. McKENNA. Fancy Bread and Biscuit Baker, HIGH STREET, KYNETON. Burning Irritation. Worse Night and Morning. Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment Cured. Also Used Them for Scalp Trouble. . Caroona, Via, Quirindi, N. S. W.-"A small rash ca...
FORCING GROWTH BY MEANS OF ELECTRICITY. SPARKLING CHICKENS. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
FORCING GROWTH BY MEANS 1 ' .OF ELECTRICITY.. SPARKLING CHICKENS. . Extraordinary details - of the forced growth of animal life, and vegetation' under the influence of electrical dis charges. or radio-active earth;- were given by Mr. T,. Thorne Baker at a meeting of the RoyaL Society of/Arts. M r Thorne Baker's' experiments sug gested that the itime might not; be far distant .when ?..?.even human develop ment s ?might be hastened':electrically,. and infantile ailments cither - elimin ated or concentrated into a. shorter, period than is: now.: the case. . .Mr. Thorne Baker has discovered that electrical influence increases the flow, of nutrient liquids through. the fine c.apilliarics by reducing their viscos ity. He made a number of tests on the blood pressure in a - human sub-., ject. Only a few minutes influence to very feeble oscillatory currents of high frenuency, he fouled, made a marked drop in the blood pressure, suggesting that the pressure was re lieved by the freer passage ...
ELPHINSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
?ELPHINSTONE. Starlings.-These birds arc in great, numbers hereabouts. Several thou sands can'1.4 'ifeen in flocks.: after grasshoppers and insects. They do not seem to interfere with the orch ards. Odd llocks of ibises ate met .with in th e paddocks, bu t:th ey-are-. iiotv so numerous as in other; scasons.sThe reason is - probably; that- there!,/ar&^up^ locusts this se'ason and vei'y few'' giasshoppcrs. .The landowners, have something to be 'thankful for-the rabbit pest is enough to cope'withc .VvContract': completed.-Messrs Haus-J: ford and Talbot: have; completed their contract for erecting an addition to Hhe: Mechanics', Institute; The 3v0r.lv has been-vdone.in a workmanlike man-? nerf and .the additions, will be^a great con veniehcee to,scommittee and' gene ral public alike. An 'Exciting Bolt.-A more than usually exciting .'bolt ' occurred- . here on Saturdaj'r- Mr.: j. Sullivan had "oc casion. to. leave, near the railway sta tion, his .iinker, to which was attached a s...
Y.W.C.A. CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
Y.W.C.A. CONFERENCE. The Y.W.C.A. Conference, which has been - sitting at Kyneton since Saturday, January 17. dosed on Sun day evening-, the 25th. _ the last of the delegates, including Miss Barnes (na tional secretary). Mrs Pearce (presi dent) and Mrs. Pauley .(member of committee of- the -'Melbourne Y.W. C.A.). MissQuaife /(Sydney) and -Miss &lt;.jeddes (Auckland),-. leaving Kyneton in- the midday trpin on. Monday. - The organiser s'vjand.i^fder^ga^cs-: expressed th e 111 esiv es as ? emi 11 en tly; sa t i s ficd:w-i th the educational7. advantages.;,of ? the conference, and-were emphatic, in their. appreciation of the; kindness -and- at-: tention shown to them by Kyneton resi(leufs generally; ithei P.ro'grres'siAsr. sociation,.'and.-the,-ladies,r;an(ltliclnv: dependent-.;:Church ;Board particular-' ly. ' , s w On "Saturday morning the \Bible and* mission study classes (were brought to a close, and at a subse auciil meeting the Rev. Professor Adam and the, ReV. T. -.Toliy ...
LATE LORD STRATHCONA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
LATE LORD STRATHCONA. /' - rj.^ . It is estimated that 1,000,000 work-' ers will participate in a unique tribute to the memory of Lord Strathcona, who was a directpr of the Canadian Pacific' Company. As a mark of respect -to the me mory of -the deceased statesman, it has been arranged that every wheel throughout the huge railway and steamship systems of tlie Canadian .Pacific Company, shall remain station ary wherever they are for three min utes at a given time .while the bodjr of Lord Strathcona is being lowered into the grave. . ' Thus, trains will be at'a standstill amid the Rocky Mountains, on the prairie, and in the cities; all the rail way workshops will be silent, and the trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic steam ers will be stationary in mid-ocean. Activity everywhere w,ill be suspend ed while the words "earth to earth, and-.dust'to dust'' are being recited in Highgate Cemetery.
KYNETON HIGH SCHOOLBOY RESCUED FROM DROWNING. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
KYNETON HIGH SCHOOLBOY - RESCUED FROM DROWNING. .' On Friday, afternoon. Langham Armstrong:, clclcr son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Armstrong, of the "Kyneton Guardian." liacl a narrow escape from drowning- at the Back'Beach. Queeiis ? cliff.; ' The lad was bathing with a party, 'when lie got into a deep hole and was caught in. the undertow. A part}' of friends, including his mother and Mr R. Thomas (uncle) were watching the bathers, when one was noticed to be in difficulties. Air. Thomas,,, who was dressed, immedi ately rushed into the water and tried to reach the lad; Messrs. Chappel and Young, who were in bathing, render ed the most effective aid they could, but Miss Lily Munro. a visitor, at "Athelstane." Queeriscliff, an expert swimmer, succeeded in reaching the boy, who was becoming exhausted, but who had retained sufficient pre sence of mind to remember the in structions given at school: namely, ta devote his attention to keeping his head above water/and to attempt to float instead ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
Music Hath Charms -HERB ARB SOME OF THE LATEST AND BEST SONKS Instrumental Numbers. J3.ll at Sixpence. By Post 7d Each WALTZES. Woodland Whispers Wedding Bells Royal Visit 11 Baccio ..!? Rose of the Morn L'Entente Cordiale Wild Woodbine Perle D'Orient Only a Faded Rose % Pearl of the Night : Kashmir - Gems of Erin' Donauwellen Dreaming Eyes Dainty Aubade Over the Waves Tuberose ^ Only. For Thee Sweet Phyllis SCHOTTISCHE. " ? Zena GALOP. :v " The Toreador QUADRILLE. The Alberts . MARCHES. .Church Gall (Church Parade; March) Australia (Waldmerc) Royal Artillerjr (Territorials) " i .[ Advance Guard (Royal Pageant) . Country Life POLKA. The Bird's Nest MAZURKA. of the ?'Valley Lily Sternenzauber TWO STEP. Tete a Tete The Half-Holiday. With the Fleet The West End Dreaming Daniel ?? British Imperial Chimes .. CAKEWALK. Dashing Darkies (Ragtime) SONGS. .- _ ''One Word Mother Only a Faded Rose ? .In the Meadow Where the Violets Bloom 7 ' Your Eyes Say Remember, Though Your Lips Say Forget T...
VII.—RE-DIRECT ON VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
VII.-RE-DIRECT ON VICTORIA. Letters,' packets, and newspaper; are re-directed without charge to anj part of _\"ictoria upon the written re quest of the addre sees. All applica tions for re-direction must be writtei in ink and bear the signatures of th persons to whom the correspondenci is directed, otherwise they cannot be complied with Re-directed letters, packets, and newsapers re-posted by an agent of the addresees after delivery, provider' they are re-posted not later than th* day (Sundays and Public Holiday not being counted) after delivery, ano do not appear to have been opened are not chargeable with additions' postage. Re-directed letters, packets am newspapers which are re-posted late: than the day after delivery will b&lt; taxed the ordinary prepaid rate. Anj which appear to have been opened will be chargeable as freshly poster unpaid letters, packets, or newspaper, as the case may be. OTHER COLONIES AND COUNTRIES. Under the Postal Union rules fc directed correspon...
The Guardian KYNETON, TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 1914 [Newspaper Article] — Kyneton Guardian — 27 January 1914
? . &lt;$>. KYNETON, TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 1914 The Back Page.-On the back page will be found a diversity of reading matter, including Forcing Growth by Means . of Electricity, A Crimcsan He roine, a thrilling account of a volcanic eruption in the New Hebrides, The Grandmother of Revolution; . The ijousewife's Hymn.. Anoth'er article of interest is Egg Farming in Victoria with an account of the hatcheries at Petaluma in California. A Beautiful.Thought.-On Saturday the staff of the Kyneton .-Hospital gave-as. a partings gift-.to - little :Gani; Duncan, the son of the-lat^ Dr. H. R. Duncan, and'grandson ot Dr. R. B. Duncan. Ailsa: Craig, Kyneton, a beautiful silver watch inscribed, "To Cam. Duncan in loving memory of his father from the staff of the Kyne ton Hospital." This gift, which in years to come the-4ad will warmly "cherish, is but one more testimony to the deep affection which' Dr. li. R. Duncan^gained during- the one short year he practised his , profession in Kyneton....